Panda Bear Takes Us On a Tour of His Record Collection

Photo: Brian DeRan

Panda Bear recently stopped by NPR‘s studios to share some tracks from his upcoming Tomboy LP (available April 12th through Paw Tracks), as well as some of his favorite records from over the years.

As it turns out, we expanded upon the latter in our current issue, asking the Animal Collective alum to fill in the blanks for one of our “Soundtrack Of Our Lives” features (see also: this priceless Michael Gira piece). His answers far surpassed anything we could have expected, including highly personal accounts of how the Orb, Gas, Beastie Boys and Boston relate to different points in his life.

You can download Noah Lennox’s NPR set and read our feature below, or snag the iPad version here